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Tips for Your Snowboarder Facebook Page

We have gone a long way in terms of developing things and activities which we can use and enjoy. Snowboarding and Facebook are two examples of such innovations. Why would a snowboard enthusiast want to have a Facebook account? For those who are not that familiar with Facebook, it is a system that provides its subscribers with webpages which they can customize according to their specifications up to a certain extent. All the accounts are connected to a single worldwide network and it proves to be a great way to be able to find certain people and promote one's works. A snowboarder who would like to meet other snowboarders or other people who are snowboarding enthusiasts can use Facebook as an avenue to do so. Some people will also use the system to be able to promote their snowboarding products and services. Facebook is a very user-friendly system that connects people into a single network. What does a normal Facebook webpage contain? It usually contains general information about the subscriber like his nam...

 


Snowboarding Photography - Extreme Weather Conditions

If you're having a great day out on the slopes, then like many others, you probably want to catch some of your finest moments on film. If you are venturing into this quest, here is something to consider. Extreme Weather Conditions You should know how to handle your camera in cold conditions. The primary problem that you will encounter with your camera is cold temperatures. Batteries most often do not work in very cold conditions. It may also affect the camera's shutter and your film, if you happen to use film. To keep your camera and batteries warm when dealing with cold weather, keep them inside your parka and close to your body. Take them out only when you are prepared to shoot. However, it will be a problem if you have a huge camera. But if you are only taking pictures recreationally, then a smaller camera will do. Meanwhile, if you are taking professional pictures, then get the best camera you can afford and try to keep it as warm as you can. Treat your camera as an extension of yourself by prote...

 


Resist the Urge - Don't by Oversized Boots

There is relatively little hardware that a snowboarder needs to hit the mountain. Aside from jackets, boots, gloves, etc. boots are one of the few peices of equipment involved in snowboarding. So, it pays to choose a pair of boots wisely. The problem with snowboarding boots is that they are harder than regular boots, and they seem inflexible unlike ordinary leather shoes. So some people tend to buy snowboarding boots that are a little oversized to give more room for their feet. But, think twice before you do this. Oversized boots can cause injuries like sprains and even bone fractures. If your snowboarding boots are oversized, try wearing thick socks to compensate for too much space inside your boots. Just remember, they were meant to be snug. In buying snowboarding boots, always keep in mind that comfort, while foremost on your list, should not eliminate your control and stability on the snowboard. These factors should be balanced in order for you to have safe and unforgettable snowboarding....

 


Snowboarding Photography - Timing and Sharp Focus

If you're having a great day out on the slopes, then like many others, you probably want to catch some of your finest moments on film. If you are venturing into this quest, here is something to consider. Timing and Sharp Focus When taking a snowboarding picture, you want to capture the agility of the rider and the illusion of speed. To capture that moment, you need great timing and very sharp focus. You have to get yourself in the right position and be in the right location to have a clear visual of the subject and to have a good chance of photographing the moment. However, it will still be very difficult to take a shot without coordinating with the snowboarder. So instead of waiting for the right time, plan the right time. Have an agreement with the snowboarder about simple signals, location, and the time you will need to set up for the winning shot. Once you have this arranged, agree on what kind of poses you are looking for. It is important to communicate to the subject what you want to capture on film...

 


Snowboarding Photography - Exposure with Film Photography

If you're having a great day out on the slopes, then like many others, you probably want to catch some of your finest moments on film. If you are venturing into this quest, here is something to consider. Film Exposure Another terrible problem that you might encounter when taking pictures is film exposure. Most often than not, your camera is dealing with too much light. The snow is bright. The sky is bright. Both these elements appear nicely on your film but when you take a picture of your subject, he becomes a dark silhouette. To remedy this problem, you can use a light filter to control the light of the background as well as the subject. This will place light on where you want it to be. You should also you fill flash, this way you will avoid having dark silhouettes on your subject. You may also encounter having bluish colored pictures especially when you are in a high altitude and surrounded with snow. A good solution to these problems is using a UV filter. It will lessen the blue light. This is very us...

 




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